Weekend Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Crossing $1 Billion Globally

01 January, 2018, 01:42 | Author: Delbert Rhodes
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It's only the third time that domestic revenue has crossed $11 billion.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now showing in theaters everywhere.

In total, the film has earned $517 total gross at the USA box office, a massive number for a film that opened earlier in December!

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is in cinemas now.

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But while "The Last Jedi" is still on course to hit that target, it is finding some unexpected competition in the form of Columbia Pictures' "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle", which has performed very well in a crowded Christmas market. The Last Jedi opened to a combined $450 million worldwide. After just three weeks in theaters, the film is officially set to top $1 billion at the global box office. On the worldwide chart, it's now 24th with $1.04 billion, edging Universal-Illumination's "Despicable Me 3".

The Last Jedi won't open in China, the largest global market, until January.

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has also topped Disney's "Beauty and the Beast", which grossed $504 million in North America, for the top spot among 2017 releases domestically.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi now has an 83.28 ComicBook.com Composite Score. Fellow Star Wars actor Mark Hamill honored Fisher on social media, while her daughter and fellow Star Wars actress Billie Lourd visited the Northern Lights in memory of her mother. The next standalone Star Wars movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story, opens in theaters on May 25, 2018.

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